“I partner with my patients and work with them to develop an individualized treatment plan based on their specific needs. My focus is patient-first, and my goal is always optimal health for my patients. I believe trust and honesty are key elements in the patient-physician relationship, and I work closely with my patients to keep them well.”

Board Certification

  • Family Medicine

Area of Expertise

  • Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Elevated Cholesterol
  • Obesity

Education

Residencies

Prince George Hospital Center
Family Medicine
Cheverly, MD
1996

University of Guanajuato
Pediatrics
Guanajuato, Mexico
1984

Medical School

Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
Doctor of Medicine
Guadalajara, Mexico
1978

Undergraduate School

Columbia Union College
Bachelor of Science
Takoma Park, MD
1974

Biography

Dr. Covarrubias began his medical career in Guadalajara, Mexico where he practiced pediatrics until he returned to his hometown of Takoma Park, Maryland. After completing a Family Medicine Residency at PG Hospital Center, he established his practice in Silver Spring where he has been serving the community ever since. Dr. Covarrubias is passionate about medicine and works closely with his patients to help them achieve their optimal health.

In his free time, he enjoys cycling, directing choral groups, singing and supporting the local sports teams, especially the Washington Redskins.